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Citizens for Environmental Planning Today and Tomorrow Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0025-CEPT

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of the Citizens for Environmental Planning Today and Tomorrow (CEPT), a group of Baltimore County residents focused on development issues related to the Chestnut Ridge-Greenspring Valley area of the County, between 1975 and 1984. Materials are mainly textual and include minutes, correspondence, environmental statements, business manuals and directories, engineering design standards for housing and traffic.

Dates

  • 1975-1984

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical Note

Citizens for Environmental Planning Today and Tomorrow (CEPT) was an unincorporated organization of residents, taxpayers, and citizen groups of Baltimore County, organized to promote environmentally and economically sound development of the Chestnut Ridge-Greenspring Valley region of Baltimore County, Maryland throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

During the 1970s, the group was lead by Lane K. Berk, and focused on safe development in Chestnut Ridge and environmental impacts including water resource safety and well contamination.

[Information for this historical note was gathered from a 1976 Baltimore Sun article and previous collection description]

Extent

6 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Collection is arranged as an inventory.

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Citizens for Environmental Planning Today and Tomorrow [date unknown].

Processing Information

Collection was processed by Special Collections & Archives staff.
Title
Citizens for Environmental Planning Today and Tomorrow Records
Author
Finding aid created by UB Special Collections & Archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (May 2020).
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives Repository

Contact:
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA
410-837-4253